ERP applications are designed to optimize an organization’s underlying business processes — primarily accounting/financial, manufacturing, distribution, and human resources/payroll. This note identifies current trends in the ERP market that we believe are the direct consequence of vendors’ attempts to 1) resolve current ERP functional and/or technological deficiencies, and/or 2) expand software sales both within their existing and potential customer bases.
baan accounting package
share the same database. Baan and J.D. Edwards have both rolled out some e-commerce modules. Finally, Peoplesoft's newest version includes a number of e-commerce capabilities, including support for online procurement and eStore, PeopleSoft's online sales and customer management solution. Lawson Software, Epicor Software, Infinium Software, Great Plains Software, Symix Systems, and American Software are the mid-market ERP vendors with similar initiatives, to name but a few. The first stage in the ERP's